Closing DateJun 18 2021
Organization: GoodWeave India
Position: Head -Inspection, Monitoring and Certification for Social Compliance Sector
GoodWeave India is a partner organization of GoodWeave International (GWI), the leading global network of organizations working to stop child labor in global supply chains. As a network of organizations, GoodWeave applies market-based approaches in global supply chains to eliminate child labor and promote better working conditions for adult workers. GoodWeave also offers educational opportunities to at-risk children in worker communities in various states in north India.
The organization currently monitors around 5000 carpets, home textiles, and apparelmanufacturing units. More than190 importer companies in 20 countries currently sell GoodWeave certified rugs and home textiles through thousands of retailers worldwide.
The GoodWeave label offers the best assurance that no child, forced, or bonded labor was used to produce certified rugs and home textiles and ensure that a percentage of the purchase price pays for remediation, rehabilitation, and education of children.
Overview of the Position:
The Head - IMC will provide leadership to around 20 supply chain inspectors andinspection support staff located in 4 offices of GoodWeave India. The audit and inspection staff members to be supervised include Sr. Managers, Managers,Data Executives, and Quality Control Officers.
The role requires the ability to manage the team toensure support and guidance today-to-day activities related to inspections, auditing,and reporting. The position is responsible for team building and motivation to ensure high-quality monitoring of the growing numbers of supply chains as per the GoodWeave Standard. The position is based in Greater Noida.
The Head IMC will report to GoodWeave India Country Director or Deputy Director on day-to-day operations, including workload planning, ensuring sufficient resources to complete the work with quality and team management aspects. The position will work in close coordination with and will have functional reporting related to the functional area of IMC to GoodWeave International’s Director of Standards and Certification to ensure smooth implementation of GWI certification policies and procedures, improvements to the certification process, Chain Point management, and quality assurance.
Inspection and Monitoring
o Ensure that all inspections and audits are conducted following the relevant GWI Standard and GWI SOPs
o Create country-specific work instructions to facilitate implementation of global SOPs
o Ensure timely completion of audits/inspections and timely completion of reports
o Ensure adequate technical review of inspection work
o Identify challenges/barriers to the consistent application of the GWI Certification methodology and propose solutions
o Ensure a high degree of inspector calibration on technical subjects
Manage implementation of IMC staff competency framework
o Plan and conduct shadow audit of inspectors
o Conduct performance reviews of inspectors, in cooperation with the HR Department
o Identify training needs for inspectors; manage ongoing training and professional development, including conducting training for staff
o Onboard new IMC staff
Communication with Internal and External Stakeholders
Status: Full Time
Remuneration: As per industry standards, based on experience and proven record
Location: Greater Noida.